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SB 72: School Safety


School Safety; Redefining the term “school”; authorizing a school superintendent, with approval of the school board, to authorize a school safety designee to carry a concealed weapon or firearm on school property; requiring the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission to develop a school safety program by a certain date; requiring that fingerprinting fees be borne by the school safety designee or the school; authorizing district school boards to commission one or more school safety officers on each school campus, etc. APPROPRIATION: $157,927

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 11/24/2015 Senate - Withdrawn prior to introduction -SJ 9
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    8/3/2015 Senate • Filed
    8/19/2015 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations
    11/24/2015 Senate • Withdrawn from Criminal Justice; Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations
    • Withdrawn prior to introduction -SJ 9

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  • SB 72, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/3/2015 at 11:48 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    435.04 Level 2 screening standards. Page 12 (pdf)
    790.115 Possessing or discharging weapons or firearms at a school-sponsored event or on school property prohibited; penalties; exceptions. Page 2 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 13 (pdf)
    1002.42 Private schools. Page 28 (pdf)
    1006.07 District school board duties relating to student discipline and school safety. Page 10 (pdf)
    1006.12 School resource officers and school safety officers. Page 12 (pdf)
    1012.315 Disqualification from employment. Page 28 (pdf)

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